YONKERS, N.Y. -Sylvester Carter, 86, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012.
A native of the Harlowe Community of Havelock, he resided in Yonkers for more than seventy years. He retired as an electrician and later owned a trucking company. He was an ordained elder in the Church of God.
His funeral will be held 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at Community Baptist Church, 156 North Broadway, Yonkers, N.Y.
The interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
He is survived by his son, Calvin Carter of Yonkers, N.Y.; one daughter, Berthelma Hill of Georgia and one sister, Inell Carter of Yonkers, N.Y.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The wake will be Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Community Baptist Church.
Condolences may be sent to Calvin Carter, 62 Bushey Avenue, Yonkers, N.Y. 10710.
Local announcement by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.